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Criminal Code of Switzerland (excerpts)

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Article 267
1. Whoever intentionally discloses or makes available to a foreign state or one of its agents
a secret that needed to be kept in the interests of the Confederation, whoever falsifies,
destroys, causes to disappear or conceals deeds or evidence relating to the legal relations
between the Confederation or a canton and a foreign state and in doing so intentionally
compromises the interests of the Confederation or a canton, whoever, in his/her position as
a representative of the Confederation intentionally conducts negotiations with a foreign
government to the detriment of the Confederation shall be punished by confinement or
imprisonment of one to five years.
2. Whoever intentionally discloses or makes accessible to the public a secret that needed to
be kept in the interests of the Confederation shall be published by confinement or
imprisonment of five years or more.
3. The punishment shall be imprisonment or a fine if the defendant acts negligently.

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Article 272

1. Whoever, in the interests of a foreign state, or foreign party or other foreign
organisation, to the detriment of Switzerland or its citizens, inhabitants or organizations,
carries out or organizes political intelligence services, whoever recruits others for such a
service or abets its activities shall be punished by imprisonment.
2. In serious cases, the judge may order confinement. In particular, the fact of having
incited others to perform acts compromising the internal or external security of the
Confederation or having given false information of this nature shall be considered serious
cases.

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Article 274
1. Whoever collects or organizes military intelligence in the interests of another country
and to the detriment of Switzerland, whoever recruits or abets others for this purpose shall
be punished by imprisonment or a fine. In serious cases the judge may order confinement.
2. Correspondence and equipment shall be confiscated.

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Article 329
1. Whoever illegally enters an establishment or other premises to which access is forbidden
by the military authorities or who collects information about military establishments or
objects relevant to national defence or who reproduces or publishes such information shall
be punished by detention or a fine.
2. The attempt and assistance are also punishable.

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